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FONTANINI, Giusto, Archbishop of Ancyra (1666--1736)
[De antiquitatibus Hortae coloniae Etruscorum libri tres]
Justi · Fontanini Forojuliensis De antiquitatibus Hortae coloniae · Etruscorum libri . tres ubi præter historiam Hortanam alia non pauca res Romanas, Italicasque illustrantia proferuntur. Cum . figuris . æri . incisis et gemina appendice monumentorum ex codicibus potissumum Vaticanis, in quibus eminet genuinum decretum Sancti . Gelasii I. ... Editio tertia aucta & recognita.
Romae ex typographia Rocchi Bernabò. Prostat apud Pagliarinos bibliopolas, 1723.
[2], xxii, 60, *61--66*, 61--511, [1], [4], 102, [2] p., engr. frontis. map , [7] engr. pl. (1 fold.) : wdcut illus. ; 23.7 cm. (4°)

In two parts, each separately paginated. Title-page and some main text material printed in red. The date 1708 appears on the colophon of the first part containing Books I and II; the approbation to Book III is dated 14 December 1722. Book III includes the second impression of a discourse on the cultivation and population of the Roman campagna by Ferdinando Nuzzi, dated 1 Aug. 1702.

Copy Notes Purchased at Christie's sale, 23 March 1813 (q.v.) for 15s. 6d. in lot 93 (with five other items).

Binding C18th Italian vellum, spine blind-ruled at head and tail, gilt-tooled spine compartment lettered in gilt 'Fontanini/ De Antiqvitat·/ Hortae'.

Reference Number 2276


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